Agenda item

Deputation: To receive Mr Joe McCusker, UNISON, re: Council Motion on Healthcare Workers Pay (HC216/20)


Councillor Harkin referred to the recent deputation to the Committee from Unison.  He stated that a recommendation had been endorsed to write to Westminster and the Stormont Executive in support of the pay award for healthcare staff and all Westminster representatives from here to urge them to support the healthcare workers campaign for a pay increase.  He requested and update on those actions and if any responses had been received.


                        In response the Director of Health and Community confirmed that correspondence was issued as requested.  She advised that in recent days some responses had been received but not in time to be included on the agenda.  Members would be provided with an update on formal responses received.